McAllen, Texas Helps Bring "Maquiladoras" Across The Border To Reynosa

The McAllen Economic Development Corporation (EDC) recently worked with officials in the Mexican city of Reynosa to build two new maquiladoras (also known as maquilas), in addition to a major expansion of an existing one. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 12th, 2019

I visited a Texas courtroom where dozens of chained immigrants were prosecuted under Trump"s "zero tolerance" policy — and it was surreal

Daniel Brown/Business Insider I attended a mass prosecution proceeding in McAllen, Texas, where dozens of immigrants pleaded guilty to crossing the US-Mexico border illegally. Under President Donald Trump.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 24th, 2018

I went on a Border Patrol ride along in one of the most heavily crossed areas on the US-Mexico border — here"s what happened

Daniel Brown/Business Insider MCALLEN, TEXAS &mdash.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2018

Mattis at the Southern Border

Mattis at the Southern Border Defense Secretary Jim Mattis (General USMC Ret.), has visited troops near McAllen, Texas, and defended the use of the military for bord.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 15th, 2018

Trump Could Use Money Earmarked For Puerto Rico To Build The Wall: Reports

Shortly after President Trump finished a briefing with national security officials near the US-Mexico border in McAllen Texas, NBC News published what it purports to be details from an earlier briefing on Thursday with senior defense officials .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 10th, 2019

Joint US-Mexican Truck Inspections Speed Up Agricultural Trade At Texas Border Crossing

Officials in Mexico and the United States are discussing expanding a joint pilot inspection program aimed at reducing wait times for agricultural products at the border read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 10th, 2019

Texas "definitely the most aggressive" in courting Bay Area startups

It's not just Uber – some of the Bay Area’s most promising and fastest-growing companies are finding themselves heavily courted by cities and states eager to lure the high-paying jobs and growth aura that these companies can bring with them......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 26th, 2019

UTD program helps students solve real problems for nonprofits, other companies

The UTDesign EPICS at The University of Texas at Dallas is a program that was nominated as a finalist in the Tech Titans of the Future — University Level Award category for the 2019 Tech Titan Awards. Category winners will be announced at an awa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2019

Her strategic initiative helps companies do good "in a way that is good for business”

Sejal Desai's role involves creating strategic partnerships, engaging more businesses and leaders across North Texas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

Uber to create 3,000 new jobs with Dallas hub

Texas officials granted Uber a $24 million incentive package to bring the hub to Texas......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2019

Kaiser program helps small businesses by improving community health

Kaiser Permanente has partnered with Mainland company Initiative for a Competitive Inner City to bring a program to Hawaii that will help improve economic health and community health overall......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2019

Providence St. Joseph Health calls businesses, employees to action for aid at border

As thousands of migrants seeking asylum flood the small Humanitarian Respite Center in Texas every day, it takes a village of volunteers to keep operations running smoothly. Dirty showers need to be cleaned. Food must be prepared and passed out. Su.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2019

Mexican Farmers Besiege Dozens Of Highways And An International Bridge In Protest To Government Cuts

As many as 50,000 angry farmers throughout Mexico blocked highways and an international bridge along the Texas-Mexico border on July 17 in protest of the government of President Andres Manuel López Obrador.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 22nd, 2019

Pentagon Sends 2,100 More Troops To The U.S.-Mexico Border To Assist Migrants And Ports

The United States is sending an additional deployment of 1,100 active-duty troops and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border, Pentagon officials announced July 17. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 18th, 2019

Laredo Mayor Discusses Mexico Cross-Border Trade Upgrades At International Freight Conference

Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz recently highlighted plans to remodel and expand the World Trade International Bridge, speeding up wait times for the 12,000 trucks crossing the Texas-Mexico border every day.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 15th, 2019

Video shows migrant men detained in an overcrowded Texas facility yelling "no shower" as Pence praised agents

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP A video by NBC News shows migrant men in an .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2019

Texas Border Bill Aims To Stop Produce Imports From Wilting At International Ports-Of-Entry

Texas Gov. Greg Abott recently signed a bill aiming to speed up the inspection process for trucks carrying fresh produce across ports-of-entries along the Texas-Mexico border.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 11th, 2019

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities

Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2019

Texas Border Ports-Of-Entry Continue To Confront Spillover From International Migration Crisis

A week after several international border bridges between the United States and Mexico had to be closed because of the migration crisis, U.S. officials announced migrant border arrests fell 28 percent in June. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 10th, 2019

Cross-Border Best Practices During President Trump"s Trade Policy Uncertainties

More than $400 billion in freight crossed in both directions through the United States-Mexico border by truck in 2018. In Laredo, Texas, alone, more than two million trucks carried goods across the border last year. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 8th, 2019

Rail Union Seeks U.S. Crews On Mexican Cross-Border Trains

Rail union workers are at odds with other members of the freight rail industry over how cross-border rail operations are run at Laredo, Texas. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 3rd, 2019